Managing Alcohol

If you’re worried you or someone you know might be drinking too much, have a look at the resources we’ve put together on this page.

Whatever your situation, there’s no shame in asking for help, so please reach out if you need to – speak to those close to you if you can.

For further support you can call the National Wellbeing Helpline on 0800 111 4191. And for regulated health and social services professionals, you can contact the Workforce Specialist Service for confidential support. Details of the WSS can be found on our Service for You page.

Caring for You

Drinking too much alcohol?

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There are a lot of possible reasons for why you might find yourself drinking more than you should. For example, you might be under pressure at work, experiencing stress at...

Caring for You

Tips for managing alcohol

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If you are drinking heavily, try to reduce the volume you’re drinking just a little bit day by day – it’s really important you don’t stop drinking too suddenly as this can be dangerous.

Caring for You

A conversation with an addictions doctor

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“I’d be seeing people who were certainly drinking similar amounts to me, but here I was in my suit, I was at work, I was seeing patients, I couldn’t have...

Private: David, Addictions Doctor

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David McCartney, an addictions doctor, gives advice to those who may be dealing with alcohol addiction. You can find the ‘Drinking too much alcohol?’ section of this site, which David...

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